The world champion in heavy weight under version WBC, WBO and IBF Oleksandr Usyk may 25 debut in the heavyweight division. His opponent will be the Cameroonian Carlos Takam, and the fight will take place in the American Oxon hill.
This battle will arrive about 1000 fans of the Ukrainian Alexander Usik. About this Sport Arena was told by one of the founders of the official fan club of Klitschko brothers Maxim Rozenko. According to him, most of the Ukrainian Diaspora. But there will be fans from Ukraine.
“When the Tendril along with Vasyl Lomachenko and Alexander Carnations two years ago conducted their battles on the same arena, there was a feeling that a Boxing evening held in our country in every sector had clearly heard the Ukrainian language. And strengthened this feeling dozens of yellow-blue flags, which flew proudly. I’m sure the same atmosphere will be here the evening of may 25. Ukrainian fans are preparing a pleasant surprise to Alexander, which he learns directly during the battle,” – said Maxim Rozenko.
Tickets for the fight were sold out pretty quickly. The cheapest of them cost $ 50.
I should add that Carlos Takam can get 800 thousand dollars, if he wins Alexander Usik. How much of this fight will get Ukrainian – is still unknown.